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Definition of flask:

  1. A bed in a gun carriage.
  2. A narrow- necked vessel of metal or glass, used for various purposes; as of sheet metal, to carry gunpowder in; or of wrought iron, to contain quicksilver; or of glass, to heat water in, etc.
  3. A small bottle- shaped vessel for holding fluids; as, a flask of oil or wine.
  4. The wooden or iron frame which holds the sand, etc., forming the mold used in a foundry; it consists of two or more parts; viz., the cope or top; sometimes, the cheeks, or middle part; and the drag, or bottom part. When there are one or more cheeks, the flask is called a three part flask, four part flask, etc.

Synonyms:

flaskful.

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